Topsfield Bassets of Vermont

2014 Highlights

Topsfield proudly presented in 2014

Multiple Best In Show & Specialty Best In Show Winning

Gold Grand Champion

Topsfield-Sanchu Eeenie Meenie Miney Moe

Whelped 08/19/09

 #4 Hound, All Breed*

# 1 Breed & All Breed Basset*

"Tiger" was bred and owned by Claudia Orlandi & Claire 'Kitty'. Steidel.  In 2013, we welcomed his new co-owner, Suanne "Sukey" Shor, Blossmhill Bassets.

Tiger has had a great career which began by going Best in Futurity at the 2010 BHCA Nationals with Bryan Martin Handling.

Mike took over handling duties when Bryan retired in 2013 and has done a great job with Tiger, including his Breed win at the 2013 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty.   We look forward to 2014.  Tiger's wins in 2014 included 3 Bests in Show, 5 Reserve Bests in Show and 24 Hound Group 1's.

Gold GCH Topsfield-Sanchu

Eenie Meenie Miney Moe

Multiple Best In Show & Group Winning

Silver Grand Champion

GCHS Topsfield-Sanchu Pizza Pizza

whelped  07/08/2012


"Pizza" was bred by Claudia Orlandi & Sue Frischmann and-owned by Claudia, Sue and Claire K. Steidel.  Pizza went to Portugal in the fall of 2015 and is now owned by Jose Homen De Mello and Raquel Colaco.

Though showing just 7 months in the United States in 2015, Pizza was # Basset, both breed and all breed.

Pizza was handled through his career in the United States by his co-breeder/owner Sue Frischmann, and at times by Candy Carswell.

Silver GCH Topsfield-Sanchu



Multiple Group Placing

Grand Champion

Topsfield-Sanchu Fireworks

Whelped 06/17/2012

"Fireworks" was bred by Claudia Orlandi, Claire 'Kitty' Steidel & Sue Frischmann.  He is owned by Claudia Orlandi & Guillermo Gonzalez of Spain.

Fireworks finished his Grand Championship quickly and then went to Spain to join the Hunting Pack of Claudia & Guillermo's Topsfield-Lebrera Bassets. 

Fireworks was shown by both Candy Carswell &  Sue Frischmann.  



GCH Topsfield-Sanchu


Our thanks to all the judges who have recognized the quality of our Basset Hounds, both in the breed and group rings. 

Pictures are not available for all Wins.